It took Jean Wilson just four hours, a dozen helpers, $6, a few Facebook posts and one idea to make a big difference for a group of Detroit kids. Wilson, a local artist and self-described "tinkerer," is in the process of buying a building in Detroit's Core City neighborhood to use as a studio and … Continue reading Last Week These Kids Had A Pile Of Broken Bikes, And Now They’ve Got Freedom
Just a good read... Always nice to read stories like this.... A waitress served a man hot dogs on Sunday and received a very generous $36 tip. But she didn’t realize the significance of the number until she flipped over the receipt. via Man Leaves Waitress $36 Tip — She Didn’t Understand Significance of the … Continue reading Man Leaves Waitress $36 Tip — She Didn’t Understand Significance of the Number Until She Found This Note | TheBlaze.com
It is always nice to read positive stories.... Cops have a thankless job. They put their lives on the line in attempt to preserve law, order and safety- and for that, they’re seemingly slandered more often than thanked. Recently- and especially since last August, cops have received a great deal of national attention. Much of … Continue reading Officer Picks Up Man Walking Home From School- You Won’t Believe What He Does Next –
Good for them! According to recent reports, hundreds of New Mexico students joined together this week to stage a walkout in opposition to federal testing related to the Common Core program. As Western Journalism has covered extensively, Common Core has earned significant criticism for its convoluted teaching style and the inclusion of ideological material many parents … Continue reading Public School Students Protest Common Core Tests With Mass Walkout
Let me ask you all a question.... Do you think it is productive or counterproductive to always refer to race? Do you think it is productive or counterproductive to always refer to gender? Examples: Unemployment is 9% and black unemployment is 12%... or Black teen killed by white teen or Black America and I could … Continue reading Black, White – Boy, Girl… Does it matter?
At the start of 2015 I thought I would do a top 10 type list, well two list, the first being trends that really bother me and the second being a list of trends I would like to see. Trends I would like to see changed: 1. Sleepy Pants: People going out in public in sleepy pants. … Continue reading Trends that need to go and trends that need to start
Searching the web for interesting content to post to my Guided Insight Facebook page I ran across an article 12 Things A Real Gentleman Does Differently, I found the article too be interesting, and it made me think…. “Hmmm, do they even exist anymore?”. Can a society of self absorbed, gadget loving, constantly plugged in … Continue reading Is there such a thing as real gentlemen?
Spring is a time for cleaning, you know, Spring Cleaning… - Yard work - All the closets in the house - The Garage - The Windows - The Walls Every surface and every corner gets a good deep cleaning, places you haven't looked at all winter and now you are obligated to, for Spring Cleaning … Continue reading Spring Cleaning: A Leadership skill
A friend of mine was texting me the other night with issues she was having with her daughter, Mothers Day had come and passed and all she received from her daughter was a text stating Happy Mothers Day. Shallow and cold, I will admit, but not unexpected. The relationship between them has always been a … Continue reading Mother, Daughter and John 15:13
Anyone who has read my blog or knows me, knows that I love to read. You would also know that I love to read all different types of books, from Catholic to Stephen King and everything in-between, reading is the elixir of life, books are your friend when no one else it, books are the … Continue reading Retreat to Success: A Book Review